I'm a male, 59 years of age, reside in hamilton. I have a passion for military history and in particular NZ's experience in the Vietnam war. I believe it is not well recognised and celebrated as it should be. To this day I'm ashamed/ dismayed on the treatment our boys received upon returning to NZ and the length of time it took for our government to recognise them as legitimate returned servicemen. I'm current a member of the WW2 Historical Reenactment Society (Auckland 21st Battalion 2NZEF) and have also joined with the Wellington Rifles group - as a Vietnam Reenactor. I'm doing my best to collect associated Vietnam/NZ militaria and am doing what I can to learn as much about the era as possible.